AGENDA
CITY OF LARAMIE, WYOMING
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY HALL
DECEMBER 5, 2017  6:30 pm

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Please be advised no additional agenda item will be introduced at a Regular City Council meeting after the hour of 9:30 p.m., unless the majority of the City Council members present vote to extend the meeting.

1.

AGENDA

2.

Pledge of Allegiance

3.

Roll Call

4.

PRE-MEETING ITEMS

4.A.

PROCLAMATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

4.A.i.

PRESENTATION: Wyominig Community Gas Distribution Checks to Interfaith-Good Samaritan, Laramie Downtown Clinic and Laramie Soup Kitchen.

4.B.

PUBLIC HEARING

4.C.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

5.

Disclosures by City Council Members

6.

Consideration of Changes in Agenda and Setting the Agenda

A. MOTION BY ___, seconded by ___, that the following changes to the Agenda be approved:

B. MOTION BY ___, seconded by ___, that the Agenda be set as submitted or changed.  

7.

Approval of Consent Agenda

Items listed on the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion in the form listed below. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Councilor or citizen so requests, in which case the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered on the Regular Agenda.

MOTION BY ____, seconded by _____, that the Consent Agenda be approved and that each specific action on the Consent Agenda be approved as indicated.

8.

CONSENT AGENDA

8.A.

MINUTES: City Council Meetings

Action: 
that Council approve the Minutes of the City Council Regular Meeting and Public Hearing of November 21, 2017, and have them placed on file for public inspection. 
[Johnson, CC]
8.B.

CEMETERY DEEDS: Cemetery Deeds for November 16-30, 2017

Action:  
that the Cemetery Deeds for November 16-30, 2017 be accepted, and the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to sign and have them recorded in the Office of the County Clerk. [Feezer, P&R]
8.C.

VOUCHERS: November 2017

Action:  
that the following Resolution be adopted:  BE IT RESOLVED:  that all vouchers approved by the Finance Committee be allowed, warrants drawn on proper City funds in payment thereof, and the vouchers be placed on file in the Treasurer's Office subject to public inspection; and that Council authorize payment for the month-end payroll, light and gas charges, telephone charges, employee travel, other employee reimbursements, pay advances, refunds for City services, recording fees, postage, lease purchase and bond payments, self-funded employee health insurance claims, miscellaneous insurance claims,  Council-approved bid items, outside attorney fees, other consulting fees, before normal City Council approval on the first Tuesday of December. These expenditures are to be paid subject to audit by the City of Laramie Finance Department.   
[Brown, City Treasurer]

8.D.

MINUTES: November 9, 2017 Traffic Commission Meeting

Action:
that Council accept the Minutes of the November 9, 2017 Traffic Commission meeting, and have them placed on file for public inspection. 
[Smith, PW]
8.E.

AGREEMENT: Consideration of grant of easement from the University of Wyoming to the City of Laramie, Wyoming for the Jacoby Ridge Rural Trail located east of the University of Wyoming Jacoby Golf Course.

Action:
that council approve grant of easement from the University of Wyoming to the City of Laramie, Wyoming for the Jacoby Ridge Rural Trail located east of the University of Wyoming Jacoby Golf Course and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Feezer, P&R]
8.F.

AGREEMENT MODIFICATION: Amendment Number One to the Transportation Alternatives Program Subrecipient Agreement extending the end date of the Cirrus Sky Technology Park Trail Project.

Action:
that council approve Amendment Number One to the Transportation Alternatives Program Subrecipient Agreement extending the end date of the Cirrus Sky Technology Park Trail Project to March 31st, 2018 and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Feezer, P&R]
8.G.

MOU: Intent to Participate Memorandum between Jackson Hole Technology Partnership - Wyoming Healthcare Initiative and the City of Laramie Fire Department

Action:
that Council approves the Intent to Participate Memorandum between Jackson Hole Technology Partnership - Wyoming Healthcare Initiative and the City of Laramie Fire Department for the purpose of collaboration of healthcare professionals forming a network to create a platform to connect healthcare resources to Wyoming providers; and authorize the Fire Chief to sign.
[Chief Johnson, Fire]
8.H.

GRANT: Amendment 1 to the Grant Agreement between the Wyoming Business Council and the City of Laramie for the Business Ready Community, Business Committed Award to support the HIVIZ, II project.

Action:
to approve Amendment 1 to the Grant Agreement between the Wyoming Business Council and the City of Laramie for the Business Ready Community, Business Committed Award to support the HIVIZ, II project and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Jordan, CM]
8.I.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2017-74, supporting the submission of two applications to the Wyoming Department of State Parks & Cultural Resources for 2018 Land & Water Conservation Fund Grants in a combined amount not to exceed $35,000 to support additions to the Imperial Heights Park playground and to provide accessibility improvement at Washington Park.

Action:
to approve Resolution 2017-74, supporting the submission of two applications to the Wyoming Department of State Parks & Cultural Resources for 2018 Land & Water Conservation Fund Grants in a combined amount not to exceed $35,000 to support additions to the Imperial Heights Park playground and to provide accessibility improvement at Washington Park and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Feezer, P&R]
8.J.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2017-75, appointing one member to the Building and Fire Code Board of Appeals for the City of Laramie, Wyoming.

Action:
to approve Resolution 2017-75, appointing Randy Vickers to the City of Laramie Building and Fire Code Board of Appeals and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Jordan,CM]

8.K.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2017-76, appointing one member Maura Hanning to the Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment for the City of Laramie, Wyoming.

Action:
to approve Resolution 2017-76, appointing one member to the Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment for the City of Laramie, Wyoming, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign the Resolution.
[Jordan, CM]
8.L.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2017-78, authorizing Use of City Resources to Assist the Albany County Funding Oversight Committee in Exploring Funding Options to Facilitate the Purchase of the Pilot Peak Property by Albany County.

Action:
to approve Resolution 2017-78, authorizing Use of City Resources to Assist the Albany County Funding Oversight Committee in Exploring Funding Options to Facilitate the Purchase of the Pilot Peak Property by Albany County and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Jordan, CM]
8.M.

ORDINANCE: Original Ordinance No. 1974, amending Chapter 13.48 of the Laramie Municipal Code to regulate wastewater rates in the City of Laramie

(Introduced by Hanson) Third and Final Reading 
Action:
that Council approve Third and Final Reading of Original Ordinance No. 1974, amending Chapter 13.48 of the Laramie Municipal Code to regulate wastewater rates in the City of Laramie, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Smith, PW]

8.N.

SCHEDULE MEETINGS:

Action:
that Council schedule the following meeting(s):
1. PUBLIC HEARING: December 19, 2017, 6:30 pm - Original Ordinance No. 1977, amending Title 12 of Laramie Municipal Code, regulations for snow, ice and debris removal from sidewalks. 
2. WORK SESSION: January 26, 2018, 4:00 pm - Council Retreat, Council Chambers (REVISED)
3. WORK SESSION: January 27, 2018, 8:30 am - Council Retreat, Council Chambers (REVISED)

9.

REGULAR AGENDA

11.

Award of Bid for One Backhoe with Trade-In, Unit 375 Utility Division.

[Smith, PW]
12.

Resolution 2017-77, providing for the Continued Participation of Laramie, Wyoming in the Wyoming Smart Capital Network, and Approving Certain Program Improvements to Geographic Boundaries, Board, and the Credit Guarantee and Seed Capital Program and Retaining the Majority of the Original State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Rules.

[Jordan, CM]
13.

Amendment to Services Agreement by and among the City of Laramie, Wyoming (the "Lead City") and the other Sixteen Participating Municipalities, Wyoming Smart Capital Network, LLC ("WSCN"), and Development Capital Networks, LLC.

[Jordan, CM]
14.

Original Ordinance No. 1976, amending Section 13.62.090 of the Laramie Municipal Code which establishes Community Clean Up Days fee waiver at the Laramie Landfill.

Second Reading. (Introduced by Shuster)
[Smith, PW]
15.

Original Ordinance No. 1977, amending Title 12 of Laramie Municipal Code, 15.12.020 – Snow, ice and debris – Removal from sidewalks, to amend the regulations related to snow removal within the City of Laramie.

Introduction and First Reading
[Jordan, CM]
16.

Resolution 2017-68, certifying Planning Commission action, regarding amendments to the Future Land Use Map (Map 3.2) of the 2007 Laramie Comprehensive Plan.

[Jordan, CM]
17.

Original Ordinance No. 1975 amending the zoning district map of the City of Laramie, Wyoming, by rezoning Lots 1 and 2, Block 9, Westfield Village 2nd Filing and Lot 5, Block 10, Westfield Village 2nd Filing Revised Block 10 from R3 (Multifamily) and B1 (Limited Business) to B2 (Business)

Second Reading. (Introduced by McKinney) 
[Jordan, CM]
18.

Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items

(Members of the public may address the City Council on items not on the printed Agenda. Please observe the time limit of five (5) minutes.)
19.

Consideration of future Council work session topics

20.

Adjourn to Executive Session regarding Personnel, WY § 16-4-405(a)(x).